writes "'“You pushed your ideas.” Have you ever heard this? I have, and as a negative. We as developers work in a very collaborative way, so at first it’s understandable where this could be viewed poorly. However, when developing products for a client, how does one know when they are pushing idealism vs. professionalism?'
Where do we really draw this line in software development? Let's discuss."Link to Original Source
writes "Alright, so I have a "UK Lottery" scammer on the hook. I lead him on with a fake name, and they took the bait. I spoke with him on the phone using a Google Voice account, obviously a man of African decent faking a British accent. I could have him keep calling me to rack up long distance charges, but it doesn't seem like enough. We're at the point where they've solicited for money. Where do I go from here?"
writes "According to the AP technology has been the least hardest hit by the U.S.'s recent economic downturn.
"Overall technology employment is up in America and the wages associated with it are up," said John McCarthy, a vice president with Forrester Research.
The article goes on to say that companies realize the worth of their [IT] staff. This paired along with a recent article regarding the value of data centers when selling a company leads one to believe that the business world, while historically not fond of IT workers, is showing it's true opinion of the sector. Have those reading this article in the tech sector recently experienced this, or is the business side just telling IT what it wants to hear?
I am a developer for a Fortune 500 company in financial services, though in no way associated with the article."Link to Original Source